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    Properllerhead REASON 8 Upgrade

    This is a discounted upgrade for owners of Reason 1 - 7, Balance with Reason Essentials or Record.

    Whatever music is on your mind, Reason 8 makes it easier to bring it out. Version 8 brings a faster interface with a whole new look and an even smoother creative flow. Drag and drop everything and everywhere. Find inspiring sounds instantly in the new browser. Explore new amp and speaker models from Softube. Go faster from good ideas to great music than ever before.

    Put the flow back in workflow

    Reason has always been about inspiring workflow. More like a musical instrument than a spreadsheet, Less thinking about software and more happy experimentation. Reason 8 further strengthens this.

    The radical redesign of Reason's user-interface means you can work even faster and with even fewer obstacles to break your flow. The new browser is always there, with access to your full library of songs, sounds, samples and instruments all the time.

    Drag and drop everything, everywhere

    Drag and drop is now available throughout the Reason rack. Create instruments by dragging a synth patch to the sequencer, drag samples directly to pads in Kong or create effects by dragging effect patches to the rack.

    New sounds

    Get great guitar or bass tones with the new amp and speaker models from Softube. The two devices come with first class modeling of classic amplifiers and cabinets combined with a selection of great-sounding presets that will help you find the tone you are after.

    Many small improvements

    They say the devil is in the details, and Reason 8 packs a slew of small improvements to the workflow:

    • Double-click to add notes and double-click notes to delete them.
    • Tracks are named after the patch you load and the name is the same across all views (Sequencer, Rack, Mixer).
    • Nested Create menu makes finding your devices and Rack Extensions easier
    • ...and much more!
    Rack Extensions

    Rack Extensions are instrument and effect plug-ins that blend seamlessly in your Reason rack. Reason 8 supports the latest generation of Rack Extensions, offering interactive displays and compelling sample based instruments. You can browse and purchase all Rack Extensions here in the Propellerhead Shop, and even download fully functional trial versions to load into your rack.

    • Unlimited audio recording and instrument channels
    • Rack Extension technology lets you expand your collection of instruments and effects with the devices you want
    • Comes with a huge factory sound bank, with patches for all Reason's devices, samples, and loops
    • Fully featured high-precision multitrack sequencer with Blocks mode and audio comping tools
    • High quality realtime time stretch & audio transpose
    • Audio slicing and audio quantize-correct the timing of your audio recordings
    • Convert recorded or imported audio in the sequencer into REX loops for further sound manipulation
    • MIDI instrument output-control synths, samplers and keyboards from Reason's sequencer
    • MIDI clock output-sync hardware to Reason
    • Advanced exporting-export your separate mixer channels as individual audio stems, including effects and tempo track
    • Live sampling on all Sampler devices
    • RPG-8 Monophonic Arpeggiator
    • ReGroove Mixer real-time groove console
    • Matrix pattern-based sequencer
    • 14:2 mixer w/ EQ and effects send/return
    • 6:2 channel stereo line mixer
    • Spider Audio Merger & Splitter
    • Spider Control Voltage Merger & Splitter
    • Remote mapping to external MIDI controllers and hardware control surfaces
    • ReWire support
    • Supportsall major file formats-from wave and aiff to mp3 and more
    • Realtime sample rate and bit depth conversion allows for importing any audio into Reason without issues
    • Multicore support and 64-bit compatibility makes Reason fast and powerful on any computer
    Included instruments:
    • Kong Drum Designer
    • Thor polysonic synthesizer
    • NN19 sampler
    • NN-XT advanced sampler
    • Malström graintable synthesizer
    • Dr. Octo Rex loop player
    • Redrum pattern-based drum machine
    • Subtractor analog subtractive synthesizer
    • ID-8 songwriter's toolbox
    • Combinator, for building chains of instruments, effects, and pattern sequencers
    Included effects:
    • Softube Guitar amplifier with amp and cabinet modeling
    • Softube Bass amplifier with amp and cabinet modeling
    • Alligator triple channel pattern based gate
    • Pulveriser distortion, compressor and envelope follower module
    • The Echo high quality stereo echo
    • Neptune pitch corrector and voice synthesizer
    • Audiomatic Retro Transformer
    • Line 6 virtual guitar amplifier
    • Line 6 virtual bass amplifier
    • RV-7 digital reverb
    • DDL-1 digital delay line
    • D-11 foldback distortion
    • ECF-42 envelope-controlled filter
    • DF-101 chorus/flanger
    • PH-90 phaser
    • COMP-01 compressor
    • PEQ2 2-band EQ
    • RV7000 advanced reverb
    • Scream 4 Sound Destruction Unit
    • BV512 vocoder with 4 to 512 bands and equalization
    • UN16 unison
    • 4-band mastering EQ
    • Dual band stereo imager
    • Stereo compressor with sidechain input, soft-knee mode and CV out
    • Maximizer with look-ahead and soft clip
    Modeled mixing consolewith complete channel strip for every instrument and audio channel
    • Gain
    • 4-band EQ
    • 8 Send effects slots
    • Insert effect slot
    • Dynamics section with compressor and gate
    • Lo-pass and hi-passfilter
    • Spectrum analyzer
    • Master compressor with sidechain input
    • Group channels
    • Parallel channels
    System Requirements:

    Mac OS X:
    • Fast internet connection for installation and registration required!
    • Intel Mac with dual core processor
    • 4 GB RAM or more
    • 3 GB free hard disk space (program may use up to 20 GB scratch disk space)
    • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
    • Monitor with at least 1280x768 resolution
    • CoreAudio compliant audio interface or built-in audio hardware
    • MIDI interface and a MIDI keyboard recommended
    • Fast internet connection for installation and registration required!
    • Intel or AMD processor with dual cores
    • 4 GB RAM or more
    • 3 GB free hard disk space (program may use up to 20 GB scratch disk space)
    • Windows 7 or later
    • Monitor with at least 1280x768 resolution
    • Audio Interface with ASIO driver
    • MIDI interface and a MIDI keyboard recommended


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